Education and Oliver Tambo

Oliver Tambo’s Legal Practice (which he shared with Nelson Mandela) on Fox Street outside the Jo’burg Magistrates Court has recently been renovated and now holds an exhibition space and visitors centre. Oliver Tambo, who would have bee celebrating his 96th birthday yesterday, was a man passionate about education and his achievements would be miraculous in…

The Role of ANAs

With the Annual National Assessments rapidly approaching, it is worthwhile reflecting on how assessment is best used in education. Different countries approach formal assessments in the primary sector in different ways: from no testing whatsoever in Norway to national testing in each year such as in England. Just as a pot doesn’t boil faster if…